Integrative Biology-Neuroscience Ph.D. Program Degree Requirements

The Neuroscience concentration falls under the umbrella of the Integrative Biology major and students accepted to the concentration are subject to all Integrative Biology policies and regulations as well as additional regulations that are specific to each concentration. Below are degree requirements specific to the Neuroscience Concentration:

Prerequisites

Students who enter the IBNS concentration with no prior neuroscience coursework must take two of the following five courses. Completion of these courses may be used toward fulfillment of the 9-credit Integrative Biology elective requirement.

Neuroscience 1

PSB 6345

3

Neuroscience 2

PSB 6346

3

Practical Cell Neuroscience

BSC 5417C

3

Neurophysiology

PCB 5835C

3

Advanced Neurophysiology Lab

PCB 6837L

3

Approved Electives

Students enrolled in the IBNS concentration must select graduate-level elective courses that are relevant to the field of neuroscience. See the approved electives tables below.

General Neuroscience

Neuroscience 1

PSB 6345

3

Neuroscience 2

PSB 6346

3

Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience

Advanced Cell Physiology

PCB 6207

3

Developmental Neurobiology

PSB 6515

3

Brain Diseases: Mechanisms and Therapy

BMS 6736

3

Cellular Neuroscience and Disease

PCB 6849

3

Practical Cell Neuroscience

BSC 5417C

3

Autonomic Function and Diseases

BMS 6523

3

Neurophysiology

PCB 5835C

3

Advanced Neurophysiology Lab

PCB 6837L

3

Human Neuroanatomy

ZOO 6748

3

Behavioral Neuroscience

Seminar in Behavioral Neuroscience

PSB 6058

3

Developmental Neuropsychology

PSB 6516

4

Principles of Neuroscience

PSB 6037

3

Cognitive Neuroscience

Cognitive Neuroscience

ISC 5465

3

Seminar in Cognition

EXP 6609

3

Seminar in Human Perception

EXP 6208

3

Theoretical and Dynamical Neuroscience

Computational Neuroscience 1

ISC 6460

3

Bioinformatics

BSC 6458C

4

Bioinformatics: Engineering Perspectives

BME 6762

3

For additional information regarding criteria which must be met by students participating in the neuroscience concentration, see the program guidelines document with the Forms and Policies section of this website.

Participants in the Integrative Biology-Neuroscience Ph.D. Program are also eligible to complete an en passant Master's degree (along the way).  Additional information about Integrative Biology concentration options and the Master's Along the Way (MALW) in Biology option can be found here.